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Untitled Tin Whistle Tune


Although no written score has been found, a tune for tin whistle appears on the Seaton Snook Tape Ballad by Robson Booth (1959) that shares several characteristics of the Northumbrian Smallpipes tunes:

Unidentified Tin Whistle TuneRobson Booth
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There are some interesting parallels between the phrase ends of this piece, and those of the the Untitled Air.  

We believe this is Booth playing the tin whistle on the tape, and in one of the more humourous moments on the Tape Ballad, the performance is immediately followed by Michael Cole saying "Yeah... there wasn't much music on the beach", a self-depreciating comment on Booth's rather shrill and sloppy technique.




Performed on the Seaton Snook Tape Ballad, by Robson Booth

Tune Type


Snookish characteristics: 

Major 7th interval in bars 3, 7 and 15 [orange boxes]

Ends on Submediant (E or La) [purple circles]

Other Comments:

No tempo is indicated

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